Best of Power of Sport Week

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Best of Power of Sport Week
24th July 2014

Not The One Show looked at the power of sport and how it can inspire, uplift, promote health, wellbeing, inclusion and sometimes also division. Take a look at some of the clips from the week's programme below.

Pummel your opponent at Dodgeball...

How better to get rid of your frustrations of a tough day at work? We chat to some players and why they play the sport.

 

 

... and pick up some speed with Roller Derby.

Grab your skates and get ready for high speed racing - and smashing your opponent out of the way!  Originating in the USA, it arrived in London in 2006 and is growing fast, but there are very few places to play.

 

 

What does Pippa Middleton and a former gang member have in common?

Fitzroy Lodge in Lambeth has been turning Londoners lives around through boxing.

 

Transforming Lives

Michelle Moore, sports consultant, discusses how sports can be a force for change.​

 

 

Powerlifting out of depression

We met Monique Newton, who started powerlifting in January 2010. By November that year, she was a world champion, aged just 17. And by that point in her life she had already beaten cancer, overcome homelessness and battled with depression.

 

 

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